Visionary architects design buildings which speak for themselves. From towering concrete pillars to sculptural modernist domes, the work of Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi defined Indian architecture for the latter half of the 20th century. Known as B.V. Doshi, the acclaimed modernist architect—and first Indian winner of the Pritzker Prize—designed everything from accessible housing projects to the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.
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The ancient Maya of Central America created incredible civilizations.
Harnessing ocean waves can help mankind power a sustainable future. Floating turbines bob up and down while turning the motion of water currents into electrical energy. Oscilla Power, one of the companies to pioneer wave energy converters (WEC), has recently launched their Triton-C WEC in Hawaiian waters. After a long period of development, the new device will now be tested for its power output while facing the rough elements of the open ocean.
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Embed from Getty Images Since the Taliban captured Kabul on August 15, 2021, life has been very different for Afghan women. International concern for their safety and rights skyrocketed as it became clear that the new regime's promises to be more moderate in their dictates was illusory. Rules on female dress came quickly, followed by gender-segregated education. Now, the Taliban has officially banned women from the country's universities—effective immediately.
Dogs have been man's best friend for millennia.
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The science of aging is ever evolving. Tips and tricks abound for how to age gracefully, actively, or any other number of adjectives. However one hopes to age, most people seek to remain healthy. Now, a new study published in eBioMedicine indicates that staying well hydrated may slow aging and stave off disease. This is just another reason to drink water! Researchers analyzed data from 11,255 adults over a 30-year period.
Christmas traditions vary greatly around the world.
Every year, works of art, literature, and music pass into the public domain as their copyright terms expire.